The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise

Philip Weinzimer

October 29, 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 568 Pages - 20 Color & 137 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466561724 - CAT# K15949

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Features

  • Recognized as one of the Best Business Books for 2014 by CIO Magazine
  • Includes forewords by Rob Carter, chief information officer, FedEx Corporation, and Filippo Passerini, Group President of global business services, and CIO, Procter & Gamble
  • Features methodologies, templates, best practices, and assessments you can use to transform your IT organization into a strategic asset for your company
  • Provides a four-phase methodology, associated activities, and tools to help IT organizations transform into strategic IT organizations
  • Explains how to assess the key competencies and skills required by IT personnel to effectively partner with business teams to create new and enhanced products and services that create customer value, increase margin, and enhance shareholder wealth

Summary

Recognized as One of the Best Business Books for 2014 by CIO Magazine

Based on interviews with more than 150 CIOs, IT/business executives, and academic thought leaders, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise provides insight, success stories, and a step-by-step methodology to transform your IT organization into a strategic asset that drives customer value, increases revenues, and enhances shareholder wealth.

The book details how strategic CIOs from FedEx, Procter & Gamble, McKesson, and other leading companies transformed their organizations. It illustrates the methods these CIOS used to become strategic partners that collaborate effectively within their organizations to leverage information and technology for a competitive advantage.

The text will help you assess the key competencies and skills required by IT personnel to partner with your business teams to create new and enhanced products and services that create customer value, increase margin, and enhance shareholder wealth.

The book includes powerful methodologies, time-saving templates, proven best practices, and helpful assessments. It also details a four-phase methodology, along with the associated activities and tools, to help your IT organization successfully transform into a strategic IT organization.

Gain insight into the four domain competencies and twelve associated skills required to build effective strategic IT organizations. Build your roadmap to success using the transformation methodology described in the text and you will be on your way to making your organization a strategic IT organization.

Read Philip Weinzimer’s recent article that appeared on CIO.com.